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Romaine lettuce outbreak sickens Floridians, Georgians

Romaine lettuce outbreak sickens Floridians, Georgians
Romaine lettuce outbreak sickens Floridians, Georgians
Posted at 2:01 AM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-09 22:02:57-04

(WTXL) - People are reporting getting sick in Florida and Georgia from a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak, revealing 149 people in 29 states have gotten sick.

Health officials tied the outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the U.S. during the winter.